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Mark of the Beast

New Haven was a hockey town for 76 years…

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Name-Calling

We’re called Daily Nutmeg because, each weekday, we highlight good and interesting things in our corner of the Nutmeg State. But the explanation behind “Nutmeg State” isn’t as clear. …

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Trials by Fire

Arson is among the most destructive and deadly crimes. On Christmas Day 2019, an arsonist set fire to the historic Walter Camp house on Chapel Street, destroying its third floor and damaging the rest. Earlier that year, a fire set …

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Ahead of Time

He was born in 1799. He made civil rights history. And he tried to make more. …

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The Note Book

Researching family history for the publication of her parents’ love letters was interesting and fun, Hamden author Jill Snyder says. It was also healing. …

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Her Way

It begins at Crescent Street in Beaver Hills. …

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

The day before Christmas in New Haven is a good day to ponder how New Haven Christmases were before. …

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Founding Father

Michael McGivney spent only seven years of his short life in New Haven…

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Old Flame

“Don’t burn the candle at both ends,” people started telling each other in the 1700s. …

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Déjà Flu

The last time New Haven saw a pandemic Christmas, more than 350,000 people had already died nationwide of influenza type A subtype H1N1, better known as the “Spanish Flu.” …

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